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PatSloan
Virginia
Quilt Designer and Host of the only all Quilting Radio show, Fabric designer, teacher, author and obessed with quilting.. you too?
Interests: Quilting!
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies One of the advantages I give you in my sewalongs is publishing the layout early. My Grandma's kitchen layout was published in the middle of October. Many of you took advantage of this so that when I gave out block 25/25 you were able... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Today is the day!!! My 5th year of designing, writing and hosting a Free Mystery Block of the Month (BOM). If you are new to my sew alongs, read on to learn how this one works. I am VERY excited about the theme this year, Let's Go Camping! This mystery is made possible by the wonderful people at FreeQuiltPatterns.info. This website is a portion of the company LikeSewWebsites that builds websites & webstores for your favorite quilt shops and quilt designers. They started this fun Free Quilt Pattern page for all of us! They... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Merry Christmas!
you are welcome, works for me!
Merry Christmas Margarita!
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Article continues below these Goodies Joi Mahon and Katja Marek Chat with Pat! WEEKLY DEAL at the end! SHOW #362 Talk Show with Pat Sloan LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. ITUNES subscription available - Subscribe HERE GET the APP to listen on your Android Prior Shows can be Listened to at MY Podcast Guest List page! I learned how to sew by making clothing. In reality I made clothing badly but I still kept making them, even wore some. I wish I’d had a ‘Joi Mahon’ to teach me. Joi is an author, teacher, owns the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
they are tiny pieces, fun to do!
they will work great!
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Article continues below this Ad My good friend Lindsay Mayland has a darling pattern to use those 2.5" squares and asked me to join her tour to show how I used her tutorial! Lindsay writes at Happy hour Stitches, but by day, she is one of the incredible team at American Patchwork & Quilting magazine that I get to work with! You see her often doing the Facebook live and running their UFO challenge. Lindsay also was a designer in our Splendid Sampler book Lindsay wrote the pattern to use a whole mini charm, I decided to cut up red... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Block 25 of 25 in my Grandma's Kitchen... is..... Famous Cookies! If you have read my stories you know that my grandma's really didn't cook well, so there are not a lot of family recipes. Granny, my dad's mom, used to make amazing Sugar... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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that must have been gorgeous!
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Article continues below this Ad It's a GREAT Friday!!! Two things today, another Fabulous Friday Giveaway, and my quilt is UP FOR AUCTION to benefit Make A Wish! For the last few years I've made the charity quilt along with the Fat quarter shop & Moda fabric. Putting my quilt up for auction to benefit the charity of the year. Bidding on my quilt, on Kimberly's Original quilt The Pattern each month is DOWNLOADED at the Fat Quarter Shop This year we are supporting Make A Wish, the Central & South Texas chapter. Both the Fat Quarter Shop and Moda... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Mark I bet she was surprised! I'm so glad you have wonderful memories and joined me on this sew along!
I have no memories of hankies from my grandma's Marsha. But last week was your chance to honor that thing you remember that I didn't ... so there is your chance!
We all have such fun memories and no two people have the same ones!
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Are you itching to wrap up this sew along? Here we go with Block 24/25 ... Grandma's Kitchen held her purse! Did ALL grandma's have a big purse or was that just mine? I actually have a quilt in progress that I got stalled... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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It's fun fabric day in my studio! I should be sewing other things, but instead... I made .... The Letter G for the Spelling Bee Sew Along! I've been taking my time trying to decide the colors and fabrics for this quilt. I think... because you know I CAN change my mine.. but I THINK I decided that this quilt will go to one of the little kids in my family. That means I am going to start using all fun fabrics for each letter, which makes it like an I spy quilt! The strips for the letters are narrow... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Click the photo or link to learn more and listen to the show! Meet my guests & listen to the show Meet my guests & listen to the show Article continues below this Ad Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Creative Talk Network
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Article continues below these Goodies Mary (Marney) Hertel, Kathleen Berlew, Kristin Esser, and Lesley Chaisson Chat with Pat! WEEKLY DEAL at the end! SHOW #361 Talk Show with Pat Sloan LISTEN to THIS show right at the player above. ITUNES subscription available - Subscribe HERE GET the APP to listen on your Android Prior Shows can be Listened to at MY Podcast Guest List page! Mary Hertel writes at Made by Marney where she shares her darling paper pieced designs! I think you'll love the chat about the animals, I did! and in her Merry Little Christmas book the polar... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Pat Sloan's Blog
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Article continues below these Amazon Goodies I think getting to the last blocks of any project are the MOST exciting moments! Block 23/25 in my Grandma's Kitchen is a 'free choice' memory. I think everyone has 'That One Item' that triggers wonderful memories about Grandma. It might be a food,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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Article continues below this Ad My friend Kris who owns the wonderful 'My Girlfriend's Quilt shoppes' has a huge heart and the best idea for this holiday season. Spread Joy, Piece a Tree. She has an idea that I LOVE. Make this tree pillow and give to someone that can... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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I am the host of Aurifil's Designer of the Month program for the last 6 years. And during that time we have had so many cute projects from our fantastic designers! I suggested to the Aurifil we run the 2012 Embroidery Block of the Month again as it's darling and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts
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I adjusted our Grandma's Kitchen schedule due to my schedule. So today, we have fun mini quilt tutorial! You could make a whole quilt of these, I'm seriously considering it! GRANDMA's KITCHEN Schedule I have a FREE tutorial for you to use ... let's go! As soon as I knew... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Pat Sloan's I Love To Make Quilts